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Judaism Test Review and Answers 1. When did Judaism originate? -1800 BCE 2. Who is the most important prophet of Judaism? -Moses 3. What is a covenant? -Binding agreement 4. What name is used to describe God in Judaism? -Yahweh (Adonai) 5. When is the Jewish Sabbath? -Friday Sundown to Saturday sundown 6. What is the Jewish place of worship called? -Synagogue or Temple 7. What is the main Jewish holy book? -Torah 8. What are Jewish clergy called? -Rabbis 9. What are three main holidays of Judaism? -Yom Kippur, Passover, Rosh Hashanah 10. What are the three main sects of Judaism? -Orthodox, Conservative, Reform 11. Who was King David? -First king of the united Israel and Judea, made Jerusalem his capital around 1000 B.C.E 12. Who was King Solomon? -The son of David, built the Temple. Known as “The Wise” 13.Who was Moses?
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Unformatted text preview: -Most important prophet, lead the Jews out of Egypt. Received the Ten Commandments. 14. What is the Exodus?-The migration of Jews out of Egypt 15. What is Passover?-A week long holiday that remembers Exodus. 16. What is a Seder?-A dinner during Passover that remembers Exodus. 17. What is the Ark of the Covenant?-Where the Ten Commandments were held. 18. What is the holiest site of Judaism?-The Western Wall aka The Wailing Wall, it is the remains of the Temple. 19. What was the Great Jewish Revolt?-70 C.E, the Jews revolted against the Romans. 20. What was the Diaspora?-The scattering of the Jews around the world following the Great Revolt. 21. What is the Jewish view of the afterlife?-No focus on the afterlife. 22. What is the Jewish view of Jesus?-Just a man....
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